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APECS Denmark Establishment in Progress

Under the leadership of Lisa Winberg von Friesen, Laura Halbach, Maria Scheel and Gregor Luetzenburg, the Association of Polar Early Career Scientists (APECS) is moving toward establishing a national committee within Denmark. APECS Denmark will help Danish-based early career scholars develop a local Danish polar network and tap into and use the wider APECS network … Continue reading APECS Denmark Establishment in Progress

Event: Gender in Polar Research – Gendered Field Work Conditions, Epistemologies and Legacies

As we all navigate academia and networking in these unique times due to the Covid-19 pandemic, efforts to increase global participation in research and dialogue have risen to the challenge. One example is the “Gender in Polar Research – Gendered Field Work Conditions, Epistemologies and Legacies” workshop. Organized and hosted by the IASSA Working Group … Continue reading Event: Gender in Polar Research – Gendered Field Work Conditions, Epistemologies and Legacies

Arctic Seminar Series: A Feedback and Networking Opportunity (Interview with the seminar series founder Ulrik Pram Gad)

Finding open cross-disciplinary opportunities to get feedback on your work-in-progress prior to submission from experts in your area is a challenge for many. In Denmark, the Arctic Seminar Series is a nation-wide opportunity, open to researchers across disciplines within the humanities and the social sciences looking to network and give and get feedback on work. Learn more about the seminar series below in an interview with the series founder Ulrik Pram Gad conducted in Copenhagen on the 31st October 2019.

A Conversation with Maria Ackrén

I have had the pleasure to know Maria Ackrén for a number of years. While in Nuuk, Greenland for the Royal Danish Defence College Conference, I had an opportunity observe her fantastic conference presentation on the Arctic Council. Afterward, we had a chance to sit down in her office and briefly talk about her research, … Continue reading A Conversation with Maria Ackrén